Key Curriculum Press Discovering Algebra Lesson 7.8: Decreasing Exponential Models and Half-Life is from Chapter 7: Exponents and Exponential Models. Students will explore exponential equations that model real-world decay data.
Before the Activity
Review the Teacher Resources and Calculator Note PDF files.
Make copies of the Student Activity PDF file for your class.
Transfer the Program files to student calculators using TI Connect™, with a connectivity cable and unit-to-unit cables.
During the Activity
Explore exponential equations that model real-world decay data
Distribute the student activity sheets
Follow the procedures as outlined
After the Activity
As a class, review student answers, discussing questions that appeared to be more challenging, and re-teaching as needed.